Search Colors

Turkish Blue Color

HEX #446BAD / RGB (68, 107, 173)

Turkey blue mosque

What is Turkish Blue Color?

Turkish Blue (Hex code: 446BAD) Thumbnail

Turkish Blue has the hex code #446BAD. The equivalent RGB values are (68, 107, 173), which means it is composed of 20% red, 31% green and 50% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:61 M:38 Y:0 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, Turkish Blue has a hue of 218°, 61% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Turkish blue comes from the Blue mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque), an Ottoman-era place of worship, located in Istanbul, Turkey. this shade of blue is also commonly used in the Turkish evil-eye charms.

FYI, the gemstone and the associate color, Turquoise, is named after Turkey. However, turquoise color is closer towards cyan and is more blue-green than the color displayed on this page. Do not confuse turquoise or even teal (a darker shade of turquoise) with Turkish blue.

Download Turkish Blue Solid Color Background

Turkish Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#446BAD
RGB Values(68, 107, 173)
CMYK Values(61%, 38%, 0%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(218°, 61%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#336699
Inverse Color#BB9452 [Aztec Gold]
Closest Pantone®7683 C
Closest RAL5023 [Distant blue]
Complementary Color#AD8644 [Bronze (Metallic)]
Turkish Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#747474
Weighted Average (Most Common)#676767
Weighted Average (Luma)#676767
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Turkish Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 446BAD. Complementary color is AD8644

Complementary Palette

The complement of Turkish Blue is Bronze (Metallic) with the hex code #AD8644. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #446BAD color is offered by #AD8644. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

446BAD AD8644
Analogous color palette with (446BAD, 5244AD and 44A0AD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Turkish Blue (#446BAD) are Ocean Blue (#5244AD) and Verdigris (#44A0AD). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Turkish Blue with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

446BAD 5244AD 44A0AD
Split Complementary color palette with (446BAD, AD5244 and A0AD44)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Turkish Blue (#446BAD) are #AD5244 (Brown (Crayola)) and #A0AD44 (Brass). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

446BAD AD5244 A0AD44
Triadic color palette with (446BAD, AD446B and 6BAD44)

Triadic Palette

Turkish Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AD446B (Medium Ruby) and #6BAD44 (Apple) along with #446BAD create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

446BAD AD446B 6BAD44
Tetradic color palette with (446BAD, AD446B, AD8644 and 44AD86)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Turkish Blue has four colors - #AD446B (Medium Ruby), #AD8644 (Bronze (Metallic)) and #44AD86 (Mint) in addition to the base color (#446BAD). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

446BAD AD446B AD8644 44AD86
Square color palette with (446BAD, AD44A0, AD8644 and 44AD52)

Square Palette

Turkish Blue square color palette has #AD44A0 (Byzantine), #AD8644 (Bronze (Metallic)) and #44AD52 (Medium Sea Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

446BAD AD44A0 AD8644 44AD52
Rainbow color

Turkish Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Turkish Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

446BAD 7844AD AD4489 AD5A44 A7AD44 4CAD44 44AD96

Tints, Tones & Shades of Turkish Blue Color


  • Transparent 6989BD6989BD
  • Transparent 7C97C67C97C6
  • Transparent 8FA6CE8FA6CE
  • Transparent A2B5D6A2B5D6
  • Transparent B4C4DEB4C4DE
  • Transparent C7D3E6C7D3E6
  • Transparent DAE1EFDAE1EF
  • Transparent ECF0F7ECF0F7


  • Transparent 506FA4506FA4
  • Transparent 5671A05671A0
  • Transparent 5C739B5C739B
  • Transparent 627697627697
  • Transparent 687892687892
  • Transparent 6E7A8E6E7A8E
  • Transparent 747C89747C89
  • Transparent 7A7E857A7E85


  • Transparent 36568A36568A
  • Transparent 304B79304B79
  • Transparent 294068294068
  • Transparent 223657223657
  • Transparent 1B2B451B2B45
  • Transparent 142034142034
  • Transparent 0E15230E1523
  • Transparent 070B11070B11

Turkish Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkish Blue Plaid Pattern

Turkish Blue Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Turkish Blue color drawing room interior textured wall

Turkish Blue Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Turkish Blue color Living room wal color

Turkish Blue Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Turkish Blue color Bedroom interior wall color

Turkish Blue Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Turkish Blue color kitchen interior wall color

Turkish Blue Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

Photo credits: